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For the purpose of this subchapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
MUNICIPAL INCINERATOR. The buildings and facilities provided for the purpose of burning of Type 1 wastes, hereinafter defined.
RESTRICTED DISPOSAL AREA. Those areas operated, maintained or designated by the Board of Public Works for the purpose of disposing of hereinafter specified types of waste.
(1) Type 1 wastes.
GARBAGE. All waste animal, fish, fowl, fruit or vegetable matter resulting from the handling, storage, preparation and cooking of food.
(2) Type 2 wastes.
NONCOMBUSTIBLE WASTES. Metal drink containers, glass and plastic food or drink containers, cans, bottles, pipe, scrap metal, auto parts, bed springs, glassware, earthenware, wire, spring mattress, furniture and other wastes of similar nature.
(3) Type 3 wastes.
BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION WASTES. Materials resulting from the construction, alteration, repair or demolition of structures such as plaster, metal, brick, concrete, lathing, roofing, earth, wooden or metal structural members and other similar material.
(4) Type 4 wastes.
INDUSTRIAL WASTES. The nonputrescible, non-combustible and non-hazardous wastes that accumulate from manufacturing and industrial operations.
(5) Type 5 wastes.
HAZARDOUS WASTES. Cleaning fluids, all other highly volatile fluids, crankcase oils, cutting oils, paints, plastics, explosives, acids, caustics, poisons, drugs, radioactive materials and wastes of similar nature.
(6) Type 6 wastes.
DEAD ANIMALS AND ANIMAL WASTES. All dead animals greater than one-half pound in weight, all parts of dead animals, offal, all human and animal excreta and other wastes of animal nature.
(a) Notwithstanding any of the prior definitions in this section the following items which have been designated by the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection as recyclables shall be considered to be mandatory items to be recycled by the municipality. In addition, any other items which at any later point are determined by the Board of Public Works pursuant to its authority to be mandatory recyclables may be added to this list.
1. Corrugated cardboard;
2. Glass food and beverage containers;
4. Metal food and beverage containers;
6. White office paper;
7. Scrap metal;
8. Storage batteries; and
9. Waste oil.
(b) The definition of these items is more specifically contained in § 50.20.
(1967 Code, § 8-18) (Ord. passed 5-11-1992)